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A History of St. Thomas Aquinas Church

St. Thomas Aquinas – the Mother Church of Jamaica Plain and West Roxbury – turns 150 years old on August 17, 2019. [i] St. Thomas was established in 1869 and dedicated on August 17, 1873, the year before Jamaica Plain was annexed to Boston. As the seat of the Catholic faith in Jamaica Plain, out of it grew the churches of Our Lady of Lourdes and St. Andrew the Apostle.

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